Season Two of BRASS, like Season One, ends on a cliffhanger, as despite the heroic efforts of the family and their allies Ponder Wright and Lord Whitestone, the Crime Minister’s plans are carried through to their cataclysmic conclusion. How could the Brass family possibly survive such destruction? One of the primary inspirations of BRASS were the classic radio adventure serials … Read More
Ponder and Cyril have a conversation, unwanted guests are rather insistent, and Lord Whitestone performs an aeronautical feat.
One of the iconic images of Steampunk is the dirigible airship, either rigid (a zeppelin), rounded (a blimp) or some imaginative variant. Along with top hats and corsets, these inflatable aircraft are part of the basic vocabulary of alternative 19th centuries—and that includes in BRASS, where the family returns to London in Episode 1 aboard such a ship, and are … Read More
Is there a word more redolent of the bustle and hustle of a Victorian London street than “costermonger?” In the popular imagination, these barrow-sellers of fruits and vegetables (among other items) are “cheery chirpy Cockney chappie” figures, best known for singing and dancing about in colorful rags and scenic grime in films like Mary Poppins and Oliver. But the truth … Read More
Lord Whitestone makes a purchase, the Brasses contemplate more extreme measures and Ponder Wright visits a street fair.
The enemies are at the door, and Gwendolyn and Cyril make a trip across the street as things get stickier.
Lord Brass sends a distress call out through unconventional means, and Ponder Wright hears it.
It’s a lovely September morning in London. But while the Brasses prepare for their day, something’s afoot on Babbage Street.
Gwendolyn faces a problem head-on, while her parents prepare to visit the Graveyard King.
Cyril witnesses an unusual audition and Gwendolyn gets a tour of the back rooms of the Blackfire Club.